Fruits from the wood

There is a lot of fruit this year in Holt Wood. I have been harvesting apples, blackberries and elderberries (pictured) . And I already had blackcurrants and chokecherries from the allotment in the freezer. Making fruit leathers is a really great discovery for using...

Fruits of the forest

Yummy, raspberries (Rubus idaeus) are growing in the wood. Small but juicy and sweet, a great flavour. We did not plant these – they have just appeared along the edges of several rides. So this was not part of the planned planting of trees and shrubs, but a...